Updates on New Mysteries

Here are updates for two mystery writing projects — one that I’ve been working on for quite some time now and a new one starting in September: The Murder Scripts Mysteries I finally finished drafting the first novel in my Murder Scripts series back in the spring. While I’m […]

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Writing vs Rewriting

I’m a firm believer in the idea that it’s okay if the first draft of what I write is utter crap. For me that first draft is little more than me getting ideas down — getting the story from beginning to middle to end, no […]

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A Story Within a Story

One of my favorite, albeit challenging, things in planning and writing a Murder Scripts novel is that fact that each contains a story within a story. The protagonist, Grace Atwood, is a party planner. More specifically she plans and organizes murder mystery parties. Each novel will feature […]

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How Many Clues are Too Many in Mystery Writing?

I’m working on the first novel in the Murder Script mystery series. After drafting the first chapter, I sent it to the incredible edible <a href="http://keyboardhussy.wordpress you could try this out.com”>Evelyn Lafont for her unique brand of writing critique. You see, Lafont is one of […]

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